Parylene Frequently Asked Questions

Parylene FAQ Find answers to common parylene questions below   Is parylene biocompatible and implantable? Parylene is ISO 10993 approved for use as a medical biocompatible and implantable material. Is parylene fully submersible and waterproof? Yes, but the level of protection depends on coating thickness and usage.  Is parylene hydrophobic or hydrophilic? Parylene is hydrophobic. Does parylene require…

Working with Parylene: Best Practices for Masking and Component Selection

Parylene Design Guidelines Parylene coatings are a unique type of coating that is applied directly onto surfaces as a vapor. It provides excellent dielectric strength and exceptional resistance to moisture, chemicals and extreme temperatures. Because of its vapor coating method, parylene can be applied very thin and still provide excellent circuit board protection. Below we…